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agency looking for? rescuers pull out a survivor 13 hours after a building collapsed in philadelphia. and warnings are up along the east coast for tropical storm andrea. the power ball mystery is solved. an 84-year-old great grandmother is america's biggest lottery winner. but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. it feels outstanding to be able to pull somebody alive. >> rescues in the rubble of a collapsed philadelphia building. a 61-year-old woman managed to survive after being trapped for 13 hours. >> when a building being demolished came crashing down. >> six people are confirmed dead in the collapse. >> a full investigation of this incident. the london's "guardian" newspaper reports the national security administration is secret
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secretly pulling records. >> they're allowed to collect the data through july. >> i would want some criminal sanctions against anybody who used this information for anything except counterterrorism. >> the first named storm of the season is headed toward florida's west coast. tropical storm andrea formed in the gulf of mexico. forecasters expect it to hit be i this afternoon. mystery solved. an 84-year-old woman gloria mack keep city has come forward as the biggest winner of the lottery. >> she won the lottery? paris jackson is hospitalized after a suicide scare. >> she cut her arm with a kitchen knife. a minivan crosses four lanes of traffic and slams into a westchester taco bell. bruins win it 2-0 in double o.t. >> you're putting words into my
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mouth. >> i'm not. i'm asked. >> you're putting words into my mouth. stop it. funeral services were held. vice president biden gave the eulogy!. >> my wife says i'm the most obnoxious person in the world? wrong. frank is. nike's slogan, just do it but do it more discreetly this time. captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this morning," and good morning, norah. >> good morning to you, charlie. another story coming out of washington. this one we have new evidence. the obama administration's unprecedented security efforts, the national security agency is keeping track of telephone records of millions of american
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s. >> britain's newspaper shows that they're collecting documents indiscriminately and in bulk. major garrett is at the white house. major, good morning. >> good morning, norah and charlie. surveillance power sometimes discreetly sometimes indiscriminately are being carried out possibly more vigorously by this administration. there was an order issued by the formal surveillance court to seek the subsidiary of verizon millions of phone logs on daily basis. i want to read to you part of statement that was given to cbs this morning by senior administration official about this entire matter. on its face the order written in the art cal does not allow the government to listen in on anyone's telephone calls. the information acquired does not include the content of any communications or the name of
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any subscriber. it relates exclusively to meta data such as the telephone number or length of the call. what it does is tracks that meta data for information america and going to foreign nations covered by the order. they tell cbs news all of this is done in accordance with the procedures, it is reviewed at the white house and comforts with all known and established civil liberties protections, but it does not mean it's not going to create a national firestorm. >> john miller is with us. good morning. >> good morning. >> so why is the government doing this now? >> well, just to set some ground rules, this was not program i was involved in or if it was i wouldn't be able to talk about. but let me talk about in principle why they do things like this. when you rub data against data, you get more results.
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me ta-da ta is data about data. when you're watching suspected terrorists and you want to mix that against a particular threat, you see that this number is in contact with 50 other numbers but three of them are in the united states. does that mean a terrorist has a cousin in chicago or does that mean there's a cell in the united states, and to collect that data in bulk and run searches against it, you can get a lot of information back to show whether there's a piece of communication or network. the key is it's not about content or dealing with phone calls or names. what they're dealing with is numbers. >> what about the skepticism that they're not listening to communications. do you believe the americans should believe what the government is telling them, no, that they should remember data against de.ata? >> that was the rule of thumb in the building. they're the most conservative agency about that probably of any, sometimes to a fault.
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>> john, thank you so much. the death toll has risen to six this morning after a building collapse in downtown philadelphia. 14 other people were hurt. some of them were trapped for hours. the collapsed building fell on top of a salvation army thrift store. nicole brewer of our philadelphia station kwy is at the scene. nicole, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it was a tense day here on market street. as soon as the building you see behind me came down, search and rescuers went in there searching for survivors. good news came late last night as the 14th survivor was found. 13 hours after the abandoned building collapsed, a 61-year-old woman was pulled out from beneath the rubble alive. >> it feels outstanding to be able to pull somebody alive from the rubble. >> reporter: emergency response teams are still unsure of how many people were inside this structure when it gave way. they will continue to scour the airy. >> we're diligently going through that area and we're
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taking our time a little at a time. >> reporter: philadelphia mayor michael nutter spoke at a press conference late wednesday night. >> and if anyone else is in that building, they will find them. they have been aggressive in their work, they are skilled in their work, but this is still dangerous. >> reporter: around 10:30 wednesday morning the vacant building came down with a roar. witnesses described hearing an explosive boom as debris toppled onto an adjacent salvation army store. >> people started screaming. they ran across the street. there were people inside the building. you heard them scream. we ran over to fwilding. we said, can you hear us, can you hear us, say something. >> reporter: more than 100 rescue workers arrived to transport the injured to local hospitals. people who had been shopping in the thrift store were found pinned beneath walls and buried under layer of rubble. the city says no violations have been filed against the construction company and also
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notes that there were proper working permits. a call placed by cbs news to the construction company went unanswered. still, what was once a four-story building was flattened in all of 30 seconds. >> this has been a tough day here in the city of philadelphia, but we're a pretty tough city and we're quite resilient. >> reporter: now at this point, the search and recovery efforts have been suspended. we're told by officials here on scene. they didn't say why, and they did not say when work will resume. that's the very latest from philadelphia. charlie and norah, back to you. >> krw's nicole brewer. thank you. the first named storm is threatened the east coast. tornado and flood watches have been issued. cbs consultant david bernard is in miami tracking the storm. david, where can we expect the
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trouble? >> a lot of it is right across the state of florida. if we look this morning we have one strong band that's moved across the state of florida this morning and another one offshore. there's a tornado watch for most of the state as well. as a matter of fact, the latest advisory has this as the strongest storm. it's 220 miles southwest of tampa. it's moving north-northeast at 13. tonight it moves onshore and early tomorrow morning, moving across southeastern georgia near charleston and then quickly the mid-atlantic coast during the day tomorrow. this is then going to weaken into an area of low pressure as it moves off east of new york it looks like. regardless if it weakens or not, there's the rainfall potential. coastal areas could see as much as five inches of rain in some locations. >> david, thanks. top irs officials return to capitol hill this morning to answer more questions from congress. a cbs/new york times poll on the scandal has just come out.
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68 of americans say the irs targeted conservative groups for political reasons. >> 44% think the obama administration was involved but 40% thinks the irs acted on its own. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. and on the eve of this hearing the irs announced two employees had been placed on administrative leave and could lose their job due to overspending at one particular conference back in 120u. the conference cost $4.1 million and took place in anaheim, california, a stone's throw from disneyland. some managers snagd upgrades to hlavic suites of $1,500 or more. there was a lavish party that could cost two their jobs. according to the irs food was allegedly inappropriately
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provided free of charge in violation of government standards. the two men are frederick shipped ler. they want to know why they spent $50,000s for a video including this one featuring employees line dancing and this one featuring deputy commissioner derek fink playing spock in a spoof of "star trek." he reportedly stayed in one of those pricey suites and he'll face lawmakers today. >> at this conference they don't even keep receipts of things they spend money on. now you as a citizen of the irs, you don't keep receipts, you're in trouble. >> reporter: the gsa prompted the white house to issue an executive order in 2011 restricting conference and
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travel budgets. the irs budget was slashed 87%. >> do you think this kind of thing is going on any more at the irs? >> oh, no, no, no. >> reporter: maryland's elijah cummings. >> i think it's pretty much already been addressed and miss making new policy that would effectively prevent it from happening again. >> reporter: both congressmen say they assume this kind of spending was going on at just about every agency until the conference rules were changed. they say a climate had been changed, norah and charlie, where people thought it was okay to spend taxpayer money in this way. army staff sergeant robert bales has pleaded guilty to killing 16 civilians in afghanistan including nine children. he told the court yesterday the murders were premeditated. he said he could not explain his actions and many of his vick
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tums were women and children. his lawyer, bales said, is sorry. >> he knows he can't take back what has been done but he wants to bring closure as much as possible to this tragedy. >> bales did four tours in afghanistan and iraq and suffered post-traumatic stress disorder. by pleading guilty he'll serve life in prison instead of a possible death sentence. and now a new twist in the sale of avandia. its use was restricted after reports of taking it could increase the risk of heart attack, but now in a highly unusual move the agency may reverse those restrictions. we're going to talk to dr. jon lapook about this interesting take on this story of avandia. >> it's an interesting story. dr. jon lapook is here. jon, this drug has been heavily restricted for years.
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why are they revisiting this issue? >> norah, you have to go back to 2007 when there was an article published in the new england journal showing there was a 43% increase of heart attack. two years later the drugmaker published its own study showing no increase in risk but there were a lot of people including those within the fda who said this was not a well designed study. so in 2010 the fda votes to severely limit its use. the fda at that time asked glaxo to fund a trial, an analysis by an outside party at duke and they found no increased risk. >> so if indeed the fda is factful and convincing that this drug is safe, will doctors start prescribing it again? >> i don't think so. they'll say, you still have a study that's flawed.
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i think it's already plummeted in sale. there used to be millions of prescriptions a year. now about 3,000 people taking the drug. so i think it's really kind of too late. there are other medications that treat diabetes well. i think it's not going dom back. >> interesting story. dr. jon lapook, thank you very much. after two weeks of suspension, the winner of a record $592 million power ball jackpot has stepped forward, she's 84 year's old, and she lives in florida. and as manuel bojorquez reports she's thanking a fellow ticket buyer for her good luck. >> reporter: floor ya mackenzie didn't say a word. moments earlier she had claimed the biggest single lottery prize in u.s. history. >> mrs. mackenzie has elected to receive the winnings in a one-time lump sum payment of
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370, 896, $780 million before taxes. >> reporter: after taxes she'll take home more than $270 mill. mackenzie's only public comments read by a lottery official revealed that her jackpot win was the matter of luck and a kur us the stranger. >> while at line at publix, another lottery player was kind enough to let me go ahead of them in line to purchase the winning quick tickle. >> mindy crandall is the one who let the ticket slip away. >> maybe it was something down the road. >> reporter: mackenzie retired after her father died at her modest home in zephyrhills, 30 miles from tampa. neighbors were shocked and thrilled. >> she's a sweet little lady who's trying to live is all and
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she won the lottery? >> reporter: mackenzie, a mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, plans to split the proceedings with her son. >> what an incredible story. mindy crandall, the woman we saw in the piece let this grandmother cut in line and she's been very gracious about it and said maybe it was meant to be. >> and she said maybe there's be something further down the road for me. the north wants to reopen the complex to operate together and discuss other issues. that complex was shut down two months ago as tensions rose along the border. the wall street journalist says former cia director leon panetta accidentally leaked information to the screen writer in "zero dark thirty." the screen writer was invited as
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a guest to be in the audience. panetta said later he thought everyone in the audience was cleared to hear that speech. app accident last month last month injured several people. it was not deemed an immediate problem. the "los angeles times" says michael jackson's daughter is physically five. 15-year-old paris jackson was rushed to the hospital early yesterday. her mother said paris tried to commit suicide. paris's attorney says she's getting appropriate medical attention. and "the new york times" is looking at the most well preserved phosphate found. it is some 55 million years old. that is 8 millions older than the oldest known fossil of a primate. >> pre
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a 10-year-old patient gets the news that could save her life. >> whoo! >> a judge decides sarah murnaghan should be on the same list as adults for a lung transplant. >> it's age discrimination as the rule was. the judge today saw that and has given us the opportunity to be on equal playing ground, sarah, as adults. >> after heavy criticism the tsa dropped the plan to let passengers carry small knives. john miller has more. he shows us why this change could be a big mistake. and the susan g. komen foundation has called off several fushld raisers.
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of course they wouldn't. christie said a special election for october 16th. >> what are you up to, christie? >> the governor wants to keep winner booker off the ballot. >> that's just an abuse of corrupt power. i miss new jersey so much. >> and it's going to cost $20 million. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, a course correction for the tsa. they have given up its plan to allow small knives on its airlin airliners. and america's leading breast cancer charity is cancel some of its best known fund-raisers. we're going to see how they're reacting to a string of recent controversy. but first an update to a story we brought you yesterday. a 10-year-old girl with cystic
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fibrosis definitely need as lung transplant. a judge's decision gives her a better chance. terrell brown is at children's hospital in philadelphia. terrell, good morning. >> reporter: norah, good morning. sarah murnaghan has been in the hospital for three months. her parents told her recently if shedy not get a lung transplant, she would only have weeks to live. that was sarah murnaghan yesterday after she found out she could get on an adult lung transplant list. she would have just weeks to live and no time for a pediatric donor. >> we reached out to our friends. >> reporter: last month sarah's parents took action, filing
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suit. >> we didn't realize it would become this. >> reporter: this was congressman pleading with u.s. secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius at a capitol hill hearing tuesday to step in and change the law. >> why wouldn't we do it. >> why do we do so much bull grab around this place and we have a chance to save someone's life and because of some kind of -- >> 40 people in your home state are waiting on a -- sir, there are 40 people in the highest acuity list waiting for a lung in pennsylvania. >> reporter: the ruling grants sarah a 10-day exemption. >> i can't be sure how quickly she'll get a lung but she has a high list. we've had six patients who were listed for transplants in the same day get transplants, so it is possible. >> reporter: dr. sonnet said
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sarah won't be jumping anyone in line. >> what her case, what they may be able to take is take an adult lung and take the bomb or half and put it in the side of her. >> reporter: a set of lungs that could add years to sarah's life. >> do you see yourself as trailblazer? >> no. i see myself as a parent advocating for my child. >> it doesn't necessarily mean that sarah will get that lung transplants. 31 of them are sarah's agent or younger. charlie, norah? >> thank you. now to a change in plans for the transportation safety administration. in march the tsa announced that it would let airline passengers bring small knives onto planes. after barrage of criticism, the agency is cracking down. john miller is back. he's a former fbi assistant
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director again. tell me what the ration wall was in the first place for annoying knives back? was it criticism or did they acknowledge they made a mistake. >> >> it's a complicate process. i think by backing off, they're putting passengers more at risk. let's take a look at what they were going to allow that they're not now. these were knives, and we've got graphic, that were less than 2.36 inches long, the thing you find on the edge of a corkscrew, not with a locking blade. the kind you might use to cut off the thread of your suit but you wouldn't bring to a knife fight. they've allowed the same knives to go through their security. 5 billion passengers have passed through. there's not been one report of
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an incident. >> okay. but why allow these knives when the 911 hijackers had knives, box cutters. >> okay. because there are knives and there are knives. these f there are still those that would be hoe pribted. even just 2.36 inches long that have a serrated blade, locking blade, the kind you would use in an attack. here's the real reason, norah. the tsa aeligibilities get points for finding items. they spend so much time and effort looking for this which is a knife in a money clip that doesn't have a locking blade that you wouldn't do well to attack somebody with. and while they're this, they're not looking for the item that's actually going to bring down an aircraft? >> such as? >> the explosives, such as the
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tatp that's going to be hidden in an i fad. what they want to do is load for things inside things regardless of what the thing is that don't belove there. if you see a thousand dvd players today and you see one that has a mysterious shadow in the, ray, that's what they're looking for. the tests show when the inspectors are looking for tiny knives, when they do that, they miss the bombs. >> back to my original question is. that the reason that the tsa was wanting to change the rules in the first place because they wanted to focus on things that were more likely? >> if somebody acts up on a plane, the passengers are going to stop them, the crew is going to stop them.
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i don't care if they have a tiny knife or not. even if it's the pilot, they're going to take them down sofrm they were thanking the front yard is going to have to to the test. sometimes they'll proproject a bomb in a base the alarm will go off saying, congrat lalgs. they were first victims of 911. they before culled wi niefrs, but it's changes. >> no nooifrs. >> >> no knives. i've got three of them. i'm going to go knock off 7-eleven. >> just kidding. >> just kidding. sorry, 7-eleven.
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>> susan g. komen is now canceling charity walking eventing all across the country. one of them is in washington and jan crawford is there at the national mall. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the economy has been down so people don't have as much money to spend. now it's really scaling back one of its signature fund-raising events. for the past decade, the susan g. coleman three-day walk has attracted people from across the country. >> 22-year survivor. >> whoo-hoo! >> reporter: all committed to raising money for breast cancer. >> ifky walk 60 miles, i can make it another 60 years. >> but participation has dropped more than a third in the last four years forcing it to cancel
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the walk next year in half of the 14 cities. since starting in 2003, the three-day 60-mile walk has rads $740 million for breast cancer research. in a statement the organization said economic uncertainty over the past four years played a role making it more difficult for people to donate. but the group also has struggled to move beyond last year's controversy when they announced they would no longer award grants to breast cancer screening the planned parenthood, which means aboorkss. she bowed to political pressure from the right. komen was eventually forced to apologize which angered proponents. >> they step odden a land mine
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they fully didn't anticipate. >> controversy is whether they're rightly deserved or wrongly deserved. always cause a little hesitancy on the part of donors and they may step back and examine, all right, what's going on with this charity. >> reporter: now the foundation is stressing it's another going to make changes to its flagship race, the race for the cure. and the chinese have a new diplomatic weapon and she's coming to the u.s. this week. we'll introduce you to china's first lady. that's next on "cbs this morning."
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this morning in california president obama begins two days of talks with china's new president. it's the first since he became the leader in march but the california spotlight may be on his wife. as seth doane reports she's a new kind of first lady for china. >> reporter: before he was china's president, his wife was china's star. from the u.n., now china's first lady was first a famous folk singer with a 30-year career. in 2011 she performed at the great mall of the people, home to china's legislature. her song so stuck with a student they inspired a serenade. ♪ >> reporter: and you remember listening to it as a kid? >> yeah. i think most of us from our generation remember that. >> reporter: at this peking
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university human relations class madame peng. >> the first lady is so important and gets into the heart of the general public. >> reporter: fan pages can be found on line and this diva turned diplomat grabs almost as much attention as her husband on official trips. on a recent foreign mission to moscow, the coat she wore and the bag that she carried sent internet users abuzz. the items popped up for sale with websites touting the same style as the first lady. the now 50-year-old singer was once a soldier. she joined the china's people's liberation army and rose up the ranks as major general. this photo allegedly shows the future first lady serenading troops in tiananmen square after the bloody crackdown in 1989.
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the picture many chinese had hoped to see with their first lady next to americans. that will not happen this week as mrs. obama will stay in washington, d.c., leaving madame peng solo. for "cbs this morning," seth doane, beijing. >> this could be a very historic meeting. >> yes. and some are saying too bad she can't make it. she's very popular in china. she has to
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michael jackson's daughter tried to commit suicide yesterday. entertainment tonight's nancy o'dell has spoken with paris jackson's mom and the jackson family. we'll talk to nancy. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." i'm totally in love with the avocado on this sub. i love avocado so much i started a facebook page. oh, you should post a picture of my new earrings.
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good morning, gayle, good morning, charlie, good morning, everyone. it's 8:00 a.m. the white house say it's
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critical to monitor millions of your phone calls. it's awl also league thanks to a court order. michael jackson's daughter is in hospital after attempting suicide. neil patrick harris and julia irving will be right here in studio 57. but first here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. surveillance powers are now being carried out possibly with more vigor by this administration. >> the national security agency is keeping track of the telephone records of millions of americans. >> do you believe that americans should believe what americans are telling them? >> they'd better not but because everyone knows without a very special ruling from their order they're going to jail. the death toll has risen to six after a building collapse in downtown philadelphia. good news came late last
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night. a lot of trouble is across the state of florida. on the eve of this hearing the irs announced that two employees have been placed on administrative leave and could lose their jobs. the judge today has given sarah equal opportunity. >> it doesn't mean necessarily she'll get the luck transplant but it helps the chances. after two weeks in suspense the woman has stepped forward. >> she would have come home sooner but for the last two weeks she's been driving home from the store she bought the ticket in. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. the issue of your privacy is front and center this morning. the white house is defending a sweeping program that secretly collects telephone records from millions of americans. the court order allows the national security agency to track millions of verizon
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customers. >> the ruling was report lid covered in april and it gives the agency access to the phone numbers of both parties and the location data. t the nsa is not allowed to record any of it. >> late last night they pulled the 14th survivor from the rubble. she was krilticily hurt. she was pulled out 13 hours after the salvation army building collapsed. neighbors who watched them working say they feared that something like this would happen. on wall street stocks took a dive yesterday. the dow jones industrial average fell 217 points. it is the first time since may 6 the dow has closed below 15,000. is this drop indicative with a problem with our economy or is it joft profit taking on wall street. cbs contributor and analyst mellody hobson is with us. good morning. >> good morning. >> so what's driving this?
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>> well, it's not just one thing yesterday. it was a bunch of small things and it's interesting. investors have been so jittery nervous, so everything sets them off. there was a sign they were contracting, but the big hand wringing is over what the federal reserve is going to do with its bond buying program that has been basically in place since 2008 and has been putz in place to keep interest rates low and spur the economy. there's a lot of nervousness about that. >> but, melody, mortgage rates in the headlines say it's above 4%. how does that factor into the economy? >> i actually don't think it factors in very much because the rates are still extraordinarily low. i know they were around 3% earlier in the year, but at 4%, $150,000 house has a monthly mortgage payment of about $600.
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that's still incredibly affordable and i think we'll still see a lot of improvement in housing prices because housing is still very affordable because of those rates. >> melody, do you think the selloff yesterday is a sipe of things to come? >> i actually don't. i thnk we have to put in context where we've been. so from the market bottom, the market is up nearly 100%. just since last november, the dow is up 2,500 points. we've had a huge movement it is not surprising we've seen bumps along the road and i think we'll continue to see them during the summer, especially as we try to figure out what the fed is going to do. but i believe bottom line the trajectory will continue to be upward. >> all right. mellody hobson, we thank you. michael jackson's daughter paris remains hospitalized this morning. her parent's family says she's fine. yesterday according to her mother she tried to kill herself. paramedics were called to the
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jackson family home. >> she o.d.'d on motrin and cut her arm with a knife. >> she wrote the day before, i wonder why tears are so salty. she's a witness against the promoter in her fiancather's to. nancy, how do you explain what is happening to paris? >> it's difficult to explain. debbie rowe, her biological mother, is the one who says she attempted suicide. paris is in the l.a. hospital. when we asked her what she was talking about, we asked if there was any trouble. she hesitated and said she's had a lot going on lately. you can imagine with everything that's going on, she does indeed have a lot going on. a source close to family told us she was very upset about not
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being able go to a marilyn manson concert. everybody is says that couldn't have been what drove her to do this, so we know there's a lot of other things going on. katherine jackson also released a statement saying being a 15-year-old is difficult no matter who you are, it is especially difficult when you lose a person close to you. she is fine, she's getting attention and latoya said they appreciate the love and concern but they're asking for privacy. but, of course, because this is 2 jackson family, it's going to be hard. i know prince jackson is a special correspondent for. e.t. have you reached out to him? >> i can tell you this. at the time he's been on the set, entertainment tonight, a lot of people speculate can michael jackson's children lead
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any kind of normal lives and are they normal acting kids? he's one of the most level headed kid you can talk to. when i talk to him about his career he had his first guest appears as an actor on "90210." so he's also wants to be a director. but he's just so focused and just where you are saying with all this craziness going on, he's very, very level headed. i'm sure he's there trying to help with his sister at this time. >> nancy o'dell, thank you. and the late senator frank lautenberg received a rare honor. his casket will lie in repose in the senate chamber. he was known for his three decades in congress. vice president bind served alongside him for decades. >> well, if there ee a definition of redundant, i'm it. by the way, josh, i'm
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representing the pope. my wife says i'm the most obnoxious grandfather in the world. no, wrong. frank was the most obnoxious. i said, frank, you're a powerful guy, but i'm german. frank, you'll not get another judge in new jersey. frank, look, i think you'll win again if you run again. i think even christie will vote for you. >> lautenberg will be buried tomorrow at arlington national ceremony. he was the senate's last world war ii veteran and i think there were more than 40 senators at that service yesterday. >> it really is an extraordinary honor to lie in state at the capitol. >> repose, yeah. >> joe biden sort of lightened things up and it makes you remember that lautenberg was held in high regard. lighting helping.
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that even is for the mona lisa. those colors have faded over time. >> she still has the enigmatic smile no matter what the lighting is. >> but we know lighting is a girl's best friend. >> we sure do, gayle. >> some boys, the pest of broadway will be
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on sunday. the host is neil patrick harris. he's hosting almost everything these days. we'll ask him about that and why he loves turn 40g in a couple of weeks. >> plus, all that mattered, a new era in outdook door entertainment. can you guess what that is? the answer's coming up on "cbs this morning." we'll be right back. ♪ the joint is jumpin'
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get him this black & decker max gyro screwdriver all that mattered 80 years ago today, the first drive-in movie theater opened in camden, nova scotia. the tickets cost just 25 cents. it boomed in 1932 after more americans bought cars. they were especially popular with teen age couples as shown in the film "grease." today there are fewer than 400, but due to nostalgia, they're having something as a revival. >> i used to go with my family. what do you think, charlie? should we walk down memory lane? >> do you want stories? >> i love your stories. >> i hope they come back. i hope they do. what do you think, norah? >> you know, i never went to a drive-in movie theater. >> you missed something.
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>> i haven't had those experiences. >> if they come back, you can go and take your kids and your husband too. costco sold $23 million in toilet paper but barely made any money on sales. we'll find out how they make money with those rock bottom prices. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back. >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by safelite autoglass. i never meant to...
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did you know there aren't many places where you can get a lunch for $1.50 these days?
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that's just another reason to go to costco. we're joined at the table. josh, let's talk about costco, what makes it so successful other than free samples all around the store. i swear, you can make a meal, i know. >> you can make a couple. >> i know. >> people holding little trays. count me among the costco shoppers. >> i heard that. >> yes, indeed. >> the success of the place is really interesting. on the one hand it really is the cheapest company in america. it doesn't have stores in the warehouse. it doesn't have shelves. it has what's called the steel. the executive offices are pathetic. there's no boardroom tables. >> and long lines. >> series of a bunch of tables. there's no publicity. at the same time it's remarkably generous to its employees. to its customers, cheap is all that matters. to its employees, it pays well. 88% get health care, 5%
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turnover. >> what's the hourly rate. >> they're 2 x $1 on average which in retail is just unbelievable and the theory behind it is if we can keep our employees happy and keep them here, customer service and a lack of turnover is going to make us much more profitable. >> they say that they try and limit price overcost of 15% or less. you say they make a lot of their money from the subscription for the individuals that's more for business. >> yeah. about 88% is from the subscription prices. they try to make it about 14% overhead on any of their items. whether it's the 600 ounces of cranberry juice or 700 rolls of toilet paper, they keep it slow. you can use a lot of intellectual energy trying to set a price. >> they seem to be recession peru. they still surged during the recession, did they not? >> that's right.
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what they also did was they said that the to their employees they were not going to do layoffs or redux. they approved a $3.50 raise. they wanted to keep the people there. there's so much competition that if you lose a customer, they have so many place goms not just to sam's club or walmart but to the internet. so one nasty exchange all the way in the back of the story with a surly customer representative, you can loose that person. >> there's something to be said about treating your employees well. i do believe they work harder for you and they're more loyal to you. a lot of companies don't do that. a lot of companies don't pay their employees well. >> i think you make the point that costco and other companies that have this employee focused, you know, benefits and treat them well, have done better through the recession.
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>> they absolutely have. again, it's about turnover, keeping your talent. maintaining a level of presentation that's important. >> quickly, can the costco formula go international? >> they have to go international. for growth, they're looking at japan and tie baaiwataiwan. they have product issues with different people and places but they're really quite optimistic about it. >> thank you. he was a one-man high light reel on the basketball court. dr. j. is in studio 57. your local news is next.
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d.c. j. welcome back to "cbs this morning." wouldn't you like to be in our green room this half hour?
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take a look. julius erving. there you go. neil patrick harris on the other side and ride in the middle christine quinn. they will all be at the table during the next half hour. michael jordan always said he always wanted to blake like dr. jay. we're looking forward to that. and christine quinn wants to be the first woman to be mayor of new york city. there's a lot coming up here on "cbs this morning." right now it's time to show you this morning's headlines from around the world. britain's "telegraph" says veterans have gathered to remember normandy day. they stormed the beaching in normandy to begin the liberation of europe from nazis. more than 9,000 were killed. but the march across europe to defeat hitler had begun, germany surrendered 11 months later. the blaun sun looks at the
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latest trip to the white house. president obama congratulated the super bowl champs yesterday and had fun with the retired star ray lewis. >> i suspect these guys are wondering what kind of introduction is that? no smoke machine, no fire cannons. obama didn't even tear up chunks of turf and rub them on his suit. >> man, that's rough. > which reminds me -- that reminds me by the way, please don't do that on the south lawn. >> he has a good sense of humor. that's nice. >> he loves sport shoes yeah, he really does. our milwaukee station wdat says a racine couple got a big surprise after adopting their dog bubbles. they told us that the first owner left him a $5,000 inheritance. they plan to use the money to pay for bubble's expenses and
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perhaps extra grooming. so he comes with an extra gift. >> that's a sweet surprise. dr. j. is in the house. he's widely regarded as a basketball player of his era. as you know michael jordan said he modeled his game after dr. j. on monday night air as new documentary. it's simply called "the doctor." >> from umass to the park. it had long been a tall tale more than anything else and now in philadelphia he's about to prove that the hype is real. where'd this guy come from? my god. there was nobody like him.
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julius was like that bird coming in, swooping in. dunking on people. >> we're pleased to have julius erving in. welcome. >> thank you. good to be here. what did you have that enaving you to fly? >> some of that was deception. i always thought with the big hand, to have the ability to move the ball around and once you get elevated, if you moved it to the left, moved it to the right. it seemed like you had it. >> gailt said when is the guy coming down? i never saw anything like that. >> what goes up must come down. >> i never knew you were such a fantastic basketball player. until i saw it, thought, wow.
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the funny thing when billy crystal said, finally a great jewish basketball player. >> he's a fellow long islander. >> urn tintil i saw the documen julius wrrk they had people in the trees and on rooftops watching you play and your nickname, at one point they wanted to call you the claw. you didn't like that. they wanted to call you black moses. >> right? >> so it was doctor because -- >> because i already had the name. i was 21. i was going to play on that stage before my first pro season. i said don't call me anything. call me the doctor because my best in high school called me doctor and i had given him the name professor. we graduated high school together, went to college together and shared those
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nicknames. >> why did he call you the doctor? >> he said i had more moves than carter had liver pills an he was called professor because hee liked to argue and he also had to have his way. >> we're going into the nba finals. >> yes, we are. >> how do you see it? >> wow. i see it as blood and guts. it's going to be a tough series. i'm a little partial to san antonio. miami is as good as it is. four mvps, a couple of championships. >> do you see yourself in this game? >> there's a piece.
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when you have tablet. row see that. if it's with the coach's blessing, it's fine. without it, it's controversy. >> was the greatest joy for you flying over the basket and seeing someone who was tough and going right over him and dunk the ball? >> charlie, the bigger they are, the harder they fall. i love dunking on big guys. who wants to dunk on little guys. >> there's a guy, i know he's famous. he said all i could do is hold my head down and let him go over me, i had no choice. who was that? >> michael cooper. the two nemesis that i had in my early years, joe caldwell, pogo joe, played with the carolina cougars, arizona guy. i actually saw him last month out in arizona.
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i could still fill his hand penetrating my ribs. and my teammate. they said he's the guy who defends you best so maybe we'll make you his teammate. >> your son said you were still creating your legacy. what do you want that to be when you look at your life and how much influence you had on so many people? >> well, important for me was never to be ego-driven managing your brand is the big thing now who i trust and who i love and care about me. i asked them to make my life easy. >> michael is an owner. any aspirations to own? >> no. that's not a move -- you know, i've had opportunities say in
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the last ten years and went through the drill, went through the process with a couple of different franchises. i'm really glad that it didn't materialize. you know, i just don't want to be a physician of writing a check at the end of the year, you know, subsidize the losses. that's the best about it for many, many franchises. >> julius, it was really great to take a look at your life. it was really poignant. you talk about the death of your son and your brother and how they affected you and the moves of your continuing success. >> thank you. i appreciate that. we talked about, gayle, keep the carrot out in front of you. the best things are always ahead of you. >> and i like carrots. thank you. neil patrick harris, he's a doctor too. a doctor of a different type. doctor jay of awards. he's got a big birthday coming
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neil patrick harris has become the go-to guy for award shows. this sunday he's back for his fourth turn on the biggest night, the tonys. i heard that you're feeling a little pruzed this morning. will it be better than the irs line dancing? >> here's hoping. >> will it be better than that? are you bruised? >> yeah. yesterday is a pretty physical day. the bee con theater, a movie house uptown because a cirque du soleil show. now we're back at radio city. ite's giant space and we're trying to honor the giant space
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with an opening number that's pretty epic. a lot of people, a lot of fragmented rehearsals which causes physical duress. >> what else can we expect? >> well, you know, the tonys, i think, as a show is one of the best around because's got 12, 13, 14 performance bus they're not ones that are happening one time. they're performances by shoes happening eight times a week. they're desperate for millions to see them do it. >> and you're an executive producer this time. you want to be actively involved. >> i just wanted the credit. >> no, no, no. >> you're awesome? >> no. i didn't want to have to walk into it -- i wanted to have a little more creative control and the group we're doing it with, white cherry entertainment has done it for your 14 years so
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they're expert. it is massive. you have to have each show with each cast with their own sets, owen sound design, everything. it has to be on deck and within commercial break, does the entire thing like pippen with acrobats and as soon as they're off, awards are being presented. it's just massive factory in the back. >> you've become kind of the it guy when it comes to hosting with the tonys and all the other award shows. >> i understand you haven't beaten angela lance bury. >> it's been my dream to beat -- >> did i saleset that up for you? >> angela lance bury, unbelievable. she was my mom's hero growing up.
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i got to be an an episode of kwtd murder she wrote." i have no desire the dethrone her. >> let's talk about birthdays. some people get freaked out. turning 40, oh, my god, turning 30, turning 50. you feel none of that. >> i don't. but that's the anti-depressants. >> i've been super-duper busy. i have two kids and great fiance and he's amazing. life is really great at 40. it seems weird and pretentious to decide that that age meant something. >> nothing missing for you? >> not really. sleep. i'd like some time, vacation time would be fun, but the kids are young enough now that i feel like as i'm working and i don't
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get to see them a lot, especially this week with all the stuff going on, i hope they don't remember that and use it against me. >> on mother we met her but we don't know her name. >> correct. we know it's an actress and we wanted tour friends to know we weren't just dangling this carrot for asian-american. there she is. there's what the mother look like. all of season nine will be getting her to our protagonist ten. >> i have a feeling we'll be getting you back. thank you. >> thank you. >> good luck on sunday night. >> watch. >> i will watch. >> doecyou can see the 60th ann tony awards with him, neil patrick harris right here on sunday night on cbs. in november she could become the first woman to become the mayor of new york city. we'll ask christine quinn about
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her political goals and her
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new york city voters will elect a new mayor replacing michael bloomberg. one of the candidates is quinn. she writes about politics, her family and her rights as an openly gay woman. good morning. >> thank you, good morning. >> how are the ratings going? >> it's going really well. i had great opportunity. we started collecting petition signatures to talk to voters, to hear their needs. they want us do more to make schools better, build more affordable housing. they're excited about the future of the city but they want a mayor ready to go, tough enough to lead and ready to go forward.
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>> are you surprised that nancy o is only five or six points below you? >> what i'm really most concerned about is not the folks running but the folks i'm getting to talk to. they're really very concerned that the neshlgt mayor has a real record and a real vision and i'm glad to be that person and have the opportunity to meet with the voters to get the opportunity to move the city forward. >> you talk very movingly about the death of your mom and how that affected you. you talked about being gay. you write that you didn't accept being gay until your mid-20s and even today you still have a sense of unease. what does that mean? >> well, you know, look. i think for any overf us that h something that causes un's, you need to admit it. otherwise you're denying it. that feeling of, ooh, are they
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going to like me in this room? it's uncomfortable but it can drive you further, make your more prepare and make your very apathetic to everyone. >> now you're going after a job where they have to like you. >> they have to respect you. that's a trap sometimes for politicians and elected officials. you want everybody to like you. that's not what people want in a major. they want a leader, and to lead you need to accept that not evening is going to like you, but you want them to respect you and respect comes from telling people this is what we're going to have to do, even if you don't think it's the right thing for your neighborhood. >> referring to your good the new york times says her personal life is as notable as her vagueness of politics. what would be the three things you would change. >> the book is a personal
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memoir. it's not a political book. i wanted to talk about who i am personally. would i change? i would add immediately to the work we've done around housing. i would continue that, but i would add a commitment to build 40,000 new units from middle class new yorkers because the truth is it's hard to find it but it's also hard if you're working class or middle class and i want to add that. 40,000 new middle-class units over the next ten years. it would be the biggest middle class housing in decades. >> what grade would you give the mayor for his three terms? >> i think the mayor has done a terrific job. we don't agree on everything. >> what do you disagree on. >> one of the areas where we disagree is how he's dealt with the homeless population. our homeless population is at an
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all-time high and there are policies that would hurt homeless people. when i can work with the mayor to get things done, i'm going to. when i can't, i'm going to stand up. in that case i took the mayor to court and i won and we protected the knees of homeless new yorkers. any time, but particularly right now whb it's so economically hard for christine quinn. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> that does it for us. up next, your local news. see you tomorrow on "cbs this morning." anncr: competition makes us rivals.
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♪[ music ] paris jackson suicide attempt. >> rushed to the hospital on a stretcher, with cuts to her wrists. >> wer